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Research brings new hope to treating degenerative brain diseases

06:49 EST 17 Jan 2019 | News-Medical.net

Alzheimer's disease is the most representative degenerative brain disease, accounting for 60 to 80% of all dementia cases. In search for new mechanism for AD, the research team led by Professor Seong-Woon Yu of Brain and Cognitive Sciences paid attention to the autophagy of microglia, brain immune cells, is suppressed by inflammation.

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